UKC

Out of ObsessionVideo

© Rowan Spear-Bulmer

Out of Obsession is a short film focussing on British boulderer Dan Turner which follows his commitment to bouldering and training. Dan pinpoints five problems which he thought represented some of the best climbing in the UK and filmmaker Rowan Spear-Bulmer follows him through the highs and lows of attempting each.

Dan's five problems are:

Voyager Low Start (f8B+) at Burbage South

Blood Sport (f8A+) at Shaftoe

Little Women (f8A+) at Kentmere

Star Slinger (f8A+) at High Crag

Monk Life (f8B+) at Kyloe in the Woods


This post has been read 9,870 times

Return to Latest News


Dan is one of Britain's most accomplished boulderers, having completed problems of the highest standard across the length and breadth of the country. In 2014 he also completed the impressive feat of climbing E8,...

Dan's Athlete Page 5 posts


Support UKC

As climbers we strive to make UKClimbing the kind of website we would love to visit, with the most up-to-date news, diverse and interesting articles, comprehensive gear reviews, breathtaking photographs and a vast and useful logbook system. As a result, an incredible community has formed around the site - we’ve provided the framework but it’s you who make the website what it is today. If you appreciate the content we offer then you can help us by becoming an official UKC Supporter. This can be a one-off single annual payment or a more substantial payment paid monthly or yearly which includes full access to Rockfax Digital and discounts on Rockfax print publications.

If you appreciate UKClimbing then please help us by becoming a UKC Supporter.

UKC Supporter

  • Support the website we all know and love
  • Access to a year's subscription to Rockfax Digital.
  • Plus 30% off Rockfax guidebooks
  • Plus Show your support UKC porter badge on your profile and forum posts
UKC/UKH/Rockfax logo

3 Feb, 2020

Pinpointing eh? :)

3 Feb, 2020

Superb watch.

3 Feb, 2020

Brilliant and positive - thank you

3 Feb, 2020

Please somebody tell him about the quality of the metoffice app instead of bbc for weather...

Poor fellow always ends up at a soaking Burbage because of this :(

3 Feb, 2020

He was also looking at the forecast for Sheffield! That's the other side of the hill from Burbage. Met Office High Neb forecast is the one he wants! :)

Great film even for an occasional and very non-enthusiastic boulderer.

More Comments
Loading Notifications...
Facebook Twitter Copy Email LinkedIn Pinterest